Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Baileux, Belgium


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 3384   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Share this beer with friends!
Bottle Conditioned - 75 cl, and 33 cl bottles.
Ingredients: Pilsner malt (French barley from Champagne); wheat starch or flour (10% - 15%); dextrose (5%); malt extract (0.1%); hop extract from German Hallertaur (aroma) & American Galena (bittering) hops. Yeast & liquid invert sugar added to the bottled beer.
Chimay Red is noted for its coppery colour which makes it particularly attractive. Topped with a creamy head, it gives off a light, fruity apricot aroma produced by the fermentation. The taste perceived in the mouth is a balance confirming the fruity nuances noticed in the fragrance. Its taste, which imparts a silky sensation to the tongue, is made refreshing by a light touch of bitterness. To the palate, the taster perceives a pleasant astringency which complements the flavour qualities of this beer very harmoniously. This top fermented Trappist beer, refermented in the bottle, is not pasteurised.

HopHead7's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopHead7 (28) - - FEB 28, 2012
Pours amber with a medim head with some decent retention and lacing. Malt and spice with light hop nose. Flavor is the caramel malt and some fruit/ golden raisin and apricot. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DomD (161) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
Poured from bottle. Fruity citrus aroma. Pours a cloudy red with white head. Taste is a light sour. Medium body, creamy texture, livery carbonation, with an astringent finish. A nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (281) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Nose alcohol sugar look hazy brown with nice head taste damson plum yeast brown sugar wih a long medium slightly tart finish good stuff

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
alex_leit (343) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle. Reddish-brown color. Aroma: caramel and toffee, cane sugar and molasses, dried fruits and dried apricots, perfume, complex fruity esters. Taste: warming, malts, spices, caramel, dried fruits (apricots, raisins, prunes), toffee, nuts, biscuit and cognac. Excellent balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Achel (111) - GREECE - JUN 22, 2015
Ruby color with medium lasting cream white head. Fruity malt and yeast aroma. Sweet malty flavour with notes off yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmacklin (386) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours a hazy ruby with a large, creamy, long lasting, beige head that laces. Sweet malty aroma with dark fruit, yeast and spice. Sweet malty, dark fruit flavour with yeast, sugar and a dry, spicy finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. An excellent dubbel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mauroruellas (202) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 18, 2015
Acobreada,turva,creme bege volumoso,no aroma frutas vermelhas,secas e caramelo,sabor adocicado com álcool aparente mas năo agressivo. Boa cerveja.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Knilas (19) - Sidney, Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2015
From draft. Beautiful copper color...long sustaining head...nice lacing. Too bitter for my taste, wouldn’t seek it out. Still a nice pour though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1144) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Ambar rojiza, de espuma blanca. El aroma tiene bastante de caramelo y de frutos secos, sin faltar la levadura belga. Bien de cuerpo y de carbonatación. Y el sabor sigue al aroma, con buen equlibrio entre dulce y amargo. El alcohol no es muy aparente lo que la hace bebible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
waiake (403) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 11, 2015
750ml bottle poured cloudy brown with a great bubbly head that slowly disappeared the aroma was fruit malt yeast hops the taste is smooth complex really good more malty than expected with tangy fruity toffee flavours just luvly

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
romolime (78) - - JUN 9, 2015
Birra trappista buonissima, bel colore ambrato, risulta essere molto saporita al palato.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 339

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50